Sukhdev Singh

Extrajudicial execution on February 16, 1990

Male, age 24-25

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhdev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on February 16, 1990, in Kathu Nangal, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 16, 1990

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on February 16, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Missing hair from head or face

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Rajinder Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Kathu Nangal

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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